Ideas, questions and teaching topics for ‘Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps’ - an abridged and illustrated edition of the international bestseller Prisoners of Geography, by acclaimed author Tim Marshall.
How did the USA become a superpower?
Why do people go to war?
And why are some countries rich while others are so poor?
Find the answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. Discover how the choices of world leaders are swayed by mountains, rivers and seas - and why geography means that history is always repeating itself. This remarkable, unique introduction to world affairs will inspire curious minds everywhere.